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Great Clips of the Week: BYU big man comes back to school AND gets the girl in same week

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:03am

Last week, Yoeli Childs made a lot of BYU basketball fans happy by announcing he was withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to Provo for his junior season. On Saturday, it was Childs’ turn to be happy.

Seattle pulls away from Utah Warriors with second-half spurt

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:23pm

Seattle held the Utah Warriors rugby club without a score for nearly a half hour in the second half to pull away for a 41-32 win Sunday at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Washington.

Former Aggie star Jaycee Carroll wins 2nd Euroleague title with Real Madrid

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:02pm

Jaycee Carroll is at it again. The former Utah State hoops star won his second European championship with Real Madrid, coming off the bench to score nine points Sunday in Real Madrid’s 85-80 win over Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul.

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:26pm

The Vegas Golden Knights are going to the Stanley Cup Final — with a chip on their shoulder.

Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:12am

A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting.

Bees player buys own jersey to honor grandfather who died from cancer

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:32am

It’s not often you see a professional baseball player pay for the jersey on their back, but Salt Lake Bees pitcher Ralston Cash didn’t hesitate when he found out that money went to cancer research.

Dixie edges Desert Hills for 4A baseball title; Gunnison breaks 39-year drought with 2A softball title

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:16am

Kayler Yates drove in the only run of the game in walkoff fashion, and Dixie won its second-straight state title 1-0 over Desert Hills at Dixie State.

Park City pulls off Miner sweep with top-division titles in boys, girls lacrosse

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:40am

Charlie Black had a pretty good feeling that Saturday would be special for the Park City lacrosse team.

Union rout Real Salt Lake 4-1

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:46pm

Marcus Epps and Borek Dockal scored in the first half and the Philadelphia Union added two more in the second to beat Real Salt Lake 4-1 on Saturday night.

Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:01pm

Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead.

Tymrak's goal helps Utah Royals end homestand with 1-0 win over Houston

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:09pm

Erika Tymrak scored her first goal in a Utah shirt, and the Royals ended a four-match homestand with a 1-0 win over the Houston Dash in front of 8,323 fans Saturday afternoon at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Former Alta star Kealia Ohai excited for return to Utah for 'business trip' against Utah Royals FC

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:17am

Former Alta High standout Kealia Ohai and the Houston Dash will play Utah Royals FC at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium, where Ohai led the Hawks to four-straight state championships.

BYU softball falls to Drake in rematch after routing UAlbany in Eugene Regional

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 19th - 12:22am

Nicole Timmons pitched a complete-game shutout allowing just three hits, and Drake did all the scoring it needed in the top of the first to lift the Bulldogs to a win over BYU 3-0, eliminating the Cougars in an NCAA Regional Friday in Eugene, Oregon.

Lone Peak girls win first track title in 18 years, and more from the state track meets

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 18th - 10:13pm

The Utah High School Activities Association wrapped up the top-three classifications’ track and field meets Friday evening at BYU’s Clarence Robison Track in Provo.

How the Jazz can catch up to Golden State, Houston

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   May 18th - 10:57am

The Jazz showed this year that they're as talented as any team in the Western Conference besides the two front-runners. But there's still a big gap between Utah and a championship. How do they catch up?

'Being a part of BYU basketball is special:' Yoeli Childs explains decision to return for junior year

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 17th - 9:55pm

Yoeli Childs found out it would be better for him to return to BYU basketball for his junior season rather than enter the NBA draft, and he announced his decision two days ago.

BYU softball opens NCAA Tournament with 3-2 loss to Drake

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 17th - 9:13pm

Winning pitcher Nicole Newman went 2-for-2 with a solo home run to help Drake rally past West Coast Conference champion BYU 3-2 in the opening game of the NCAA Tournament Thursday in Eugene, Oregon.

Utah may be home to 2 future pro golfers

Kenyon Finch,  |  Posted   May 17th - 2:00pm

Zach Jones and Cole Ponich are two of the top ranked junior golfers in the country. The two high school juniors have battled for the state crown and in tournaments throughout the U.S. The two golfers may be on the PGA Tour one day.

Needing a win, Utah Royals take break to focus on ending 4-match homestand with 3 points

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 17th - 10:32am

Looking to change things up a bit, head coach Laura Harvey gave the players a few days off to step away from the game and reconnect before Saturday’s home date with the Houston Dash at 1:30 p.m. MDT on Lifetime TV.